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A Halloween In Tompkins Square Park

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Halloween in Tompkins Square Park!

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Underground Horns after Halloween in Tompkins Square Park!

And so I had said to myself that I had take photos with that camera at that event burnout on that day that I attempted to vend those Black Lives Matter necklaces, magnets, key chains & pins and Black Lives Matter hats at Halloween in Tompkins Square Park! And instead of taking a bunch of photos with that camera that I did not take to that event, instead, it became take a bunch of random photos with that cell phone that I took to this event. And after that Halloween in Tompkins Square Park! ended, and Seth’s slideshow began, it became a Halloween night that I ran into Underground Horns who were playing on St Mark’s Place, only to read on Facebook later that there was also a dance bus parked on Avenue A, Hungry March Band played, and there was a dance party and bike parade later that Halloween night in Tompkins Square Park. 

And Shows in Tompkins Square Park Facebook event invite reads like:

With the exception of a few brave creative souls who have set up independently, we’ve all been robbed of shows in the park this year. So, on Halloween, we are putting on the biggest one of them all, as our final show for 2020.

In addition to the following performers, we will have political speakers, info tables, publications and arts + crafts created by community members:

> PINC LOUDS
> B.B. YTK
> M. LAMAR
> EDDIE BAKER
> RUCKUS INTERRUPTUS
> THE CARVELS NYC
> SOUL CAKE
> WICKED EXORCIST RITUAL
> THE VOLUPTUOUS HORROR OF KAREN BLACK

Following the show, WW3 ILLUSTRATED co-founder and artist Seth Tobocman will present slides of his anti-Trump comics, with the help of musicians Eric Blitz and John Wagner. Michelle Shocked will perform her blues lament, Graffiti Limbo, honoring the life of Michael Stewart, a young artist who died in police custody in 1983. There were no charges for the murder. R. Sikoryak will read and show images of The Bill of Rights and selected Amendments, from his new graphic novel, Constitution Illustrated.

The fun begins at 1:00pm SHARP!

[Stay tuned here for more details]

If only every day were Halloween then we would be free to be who we want to be.  And as I type this blagh post a few days later after Halloween has passed,  New York City is boarded up again and Luxury retailers are ‘planning for the worst’ on Election Day in anticipation of riots and looting — no matter the result. Have a great Blogger day, if possible, during these crazy and historical times we are living in. #blacklivesmatter

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A Village Halloween Costume Ball

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And it’s that time of year yet again where another one of those holidays rolls around to where I can just recycle this blog post and post about that same holiday all over again.  And in all honesty, I find myself blaghing on this day because it is Halloween on this day again, and I found myself taking a bunch of photos at that Theater for the New City Village Halloween Costume Ball yet again in that city of New York.  And then there’s that annual Village Halloween Parade to be found in New York City on this day also.  And that day of the dead, when the dead come to life, or something like that, started out with that guy all lit up in lights for this Halloween night atPort Authority Bus Terminal in New York City, as in those photos that find themselves posted above, and it continued with people all dressed up, and lit up in Christmas lights and all kind of lights on this night.  And the costumes are always amazing to see on this day.  If only every day were Halloween, then we would be free to be who we want to be, I think. Happy All Saints Day.

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Halloween Is Here Again

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And as I sit here on this day staring at facebookland in my internetaholicness, I find myself wondering yet again what to blagh about on this blog simply for the sake of attempting to maintain content for this blog and my other blog whenever blaghers block possible. And so as it being that month of October according to that Gregorian calendar on the wall in that country of North America, the thought of Halloween comes to mind, that coolest day and night of the year holiday that arrives around this time every year that I have blaghed about on this blog many times in times past, so much that I could just simply repost each post over and over every year or something like that as I have posted in this passage below before:

“Hey Bloggers, it’s finally zombie day is almost here. Boo! Horror, horror, abracadabra, trick or treat, the ghosts have come to town and the dead have risen, maybe, the pagans are out, the witches are here, the devils are here, the jack o lanterns are here, curses, hexes, spells, magic could abound. Voodoo rules. Ghouls, crows, vultures, black cats, spiders, goblins, zombies, mummies, skeletons, and demons are around. It’s ritual celebration of something time. All Hallows Eve, All Hallows Day, Day of the Dead, All Saints Eve, Night of the Witches or whatever you may want to call this day of the year is almost here”.

and this post also from times past….

“Abracadabra! Halloween is just around the corner and coming soon. So the calendar and advertising says so. It’s All Hallows Eve, All Saints Day, The Day of the Dead when ghosts and spirits appear. That scary, supernatural and mystical time of year when the the devil, Satan, Christ and the spirits of the dead come to town. When Pan and the Grim Reaper awakes and witchcraft and the witches and gargoyles and gothics come out to play, Dracula comes out to play, wolves howl at the moon and when one gets to masquerade and play dress up for whoever they want to be. If only every day of the year could be Halloween then one could look however they want to when they go outside around civilization because hey, it’s Halloween”.


And so what else is there that I can say about this day of the dead holiday that has not already been said in All Hallows Eve, Day of the Dead times past, except that this year Kansas Governor has declared October to be Zombie Preparedness month. Super cool, I think. And what is there to say about life and death. And so this day of the dead coming back to life day and night always makes for great postings of Halloween photos, Halloween pictures and more Halloween photos on this blog, some of which find themselves posted above. And I am sure as in many times past that there will be many events, parades, festivals and parties to observe this day and night. And if only every day could be Halloween, that day of the year when everyone is free to be who they want to be and one would never have to worry about a bad hair day ever again. Abracadabra.

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